October 14, 2021 10:00 EST

Asian Arts

 
  Lot 61
 

61

A Chinese famille rose-porcelain mounted eight-panel screen 洋彩八开瓷屏风

Each panel with enameled inserts depicting immortals at various pursuits with associated inscriptions; each figural panel is separated by smaller inserts decorated in blue and white with foliate patterns.

H: 32 3/4, W: 7 in. (each panel)

PROVENANCE:

Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent

Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000


 

Each panel with enameled inserts depicting immortals at various pursuits with associated inscriptions; each figural panel is separated by smaller inserts decorated in blue and white with foliate patterns.

PROVENANCE:

Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent

Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

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